(This plant comes in a 3.5-inch pot. All our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots.)
Flowers: The blooms are white, pink or purple with a violet to darker purple midvein.
Blooming season: Early spring, and occasionally during the growing season through autumn.
Growth rate: It is a slow growing species.
Watering: During the summer it enjoys average watering, but do not overwater (it rots easily, especially if over wet), allow to dry between watering. Watering should be curtailed during the winter months.
Exposure: They do need a lot of light to develop their typical spination. However, some protection in light shade is recommended during the hottest hours in summer.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Early spring|
|Common Name||Brittonrosea lloydii|
|Frost Tolerance||-5° C or less|
|Scientific Name||Stenocactus Lloydii|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to light shade|